Search

This is my place.

A place where I let it all hang out.

Category

Self care

“Hon’ne” and “Tatemae”: A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner.

Via "Hon'ne" and "Tatemae": A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner. I got turned onto this blog by Irina and I'm really glad I visited. It is well written and interesting. (WAIT – You Guys Haven’t discovered The Unpopular... Continue Reading →

What is a covid corvid?

That is someone who crows a warning about COVID-19. Nevermore! Groan! In 1969 we had the "Hong Kong" flu circulating,  H3N2. It came to the US via some Marines who had caught it in Vietnam. We didn't have flu shots... Continue Reading →

Dogs need safety too.

This is Oliver and Avery. They are sporting their new driving fashion, loose-fitting and easily removed harnesses. Much nicer than their old harnesses which were their doggy backpack harnesses. I have belts with a seat belt connector on one end... Continue Reading →

The Problem with Police

The problem is that the job of policing is naturally attractive to bullies. You get to wear a uniform, be part of a powerful brotherhood, carry a gun and assorted other weapons, give orders to people, and beat on anyone... Continue Reading →

Staying Sane

Even I have some difficulty with social isolation. I actually did have activities that got me out of the house and engaged with other people. https://youtu.be/KE4HGlmtOcg Still, I got used to making the effort and failing. It kept my brain... Continue Reading →

Things to Come: COVID-19

This is what is going to happen with COVID-19 going forward. CDC surveillance of COVID-19 The economic cost of staying in the shutdown is too painful to continue. The big argument is over when to open up, not if. The... Continue Reading →

More Theatrical Brilliance!

Featured image, Sarah Brightman and Michael Crawford, The Phantom of the Opera   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGABqdbtQnA Roger's and Hammerstein had some incredible successes but nothing succeeded like this. Julie Andrews angelic (and IMHO unequaled) voice knocked it out of the park.  The... Continue Reading →

Serial Experiments Lain vs. COVID-19

Given the stay at home orders, the internet has really been getting hammered. I've been bingeing on a lot of older anime I missed along the way. Apparently so have lots of other people. When I go to stream something... Continue Reading →

This is not my first rodeo (real talk about getting through this) — InBLOGnito

Some perspective on our current epidemic.... The 1918 flu epidemic killed over 650,000 Americans and something like 20-50 million worldwide. There has been a fourfold increase in population since then.  That scales up to 2.5 million Americans dead and 80-200... Continue Reading →

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: